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# lampedusa - Saturday 14 July, 2018

450 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta argue over who should take them
# Lampedusa
# Lampedusa

450 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta argue over who should take them

Jul 14th 2018, 3:18 PM 14,441 Views 70 Comments

The migrants had initially set sail from Libya in a single wooden vessel.

# lampedusa - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Opinion: An EU coastguard for the Mediterranean could save lives and national budgets
# Migrants
# Migrants

Opinion: An EU coastguard for the Mediterranean could save lives and national budgets

Jun 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 19 Views 31 Comments

There is a tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean – and it’s not just the responsibility of southern European states.

# lampedusa - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water
# Investigation
# Investigation

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

Dec 18th 2013, 7:20 AM 9,024 Views 16 Comments

A video showed male migrants stripped and hosed down in an effort to treat scabies.

# lampedusa - Monday 21 October, 2013

Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration
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# Lampedusa

Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration

Oct 21st 2013, 12:45 PM 25 Views 172 Comments

Restoring fiscal health to the eurozone remains a serious challenge, but the EU must nevertheless find a solution to its illegal immigration crisis to prevent further tragedies, writes David Moloney.

# lampedusa - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy
# Italy
# Italy

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy

Oct 8th 2013, 7:03 PM 3,656 Views 5 Comments

The EU Home Affairs Commissioner is due to visit the site of the Lampedusa disaster tomorrow with Josee Manuel Barroso.

# lampedusa - Monday 7 October, 2013

Column: What's more important – borders or people?
# Column
# Column

Column: What's more important – borders or people?

Oct 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 58 Views 85 Comments

Hundreds are feared dead after a ship carrying asylum-seekers sank in the Mediterranean – yet many Europeans, who have endured histories of emigration, have simply hardened their hearts to the tragedy, writes Fr Bobby Gilmore.

# lampedusa - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300
# Boat Tragedy
# Boat Tragedy

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300

Oct 5th 2013, 11:10 AM 4,216 Views 2 Comments

Rough seas have hampered the body recovery effort off Lampedusa where a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Africa sank on Thursday.

# lampedusa - Friday 4 October, 2013

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster
# Italy
# Italy

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster

Oct 4th 2013, 7:19 AM 6,975 Views 11 Comments

Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

# lampedusa - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Doctors ‘run out of coffins’ on tragic Italian island
# Lampedusa
# Lampedusa

Doctors ‘run out of coffins’ on tragic Italian island

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:44 PM 17,884 Views 10 Comments

More than 130 people drowned in the horrific tragedy as doctors say they have run out of coffins.

At least 82 asylum-seekers dead after boat capsizes off Italian island
# Italy
# Italy

At least 82 asylum-seekers dead after boat capsizes off Italian island

Oct 3rd 2013, 11:36 AM 4,111 Views 30 Comments

The local mayor of Lampedusa said 82 bodies had been recovered by emergency workers, including those of two children and several women.

# lampedusa - Monday 1 August, 2011

Migrants who fled Libya found dead on boat travelling to Italy
# Migrants
# Migrants

Migrants who fled Libya found dead on boat travelling to Italy

Aug 1st 2011, 12:04 PM 380 Views 1 Comment

Twenty five bodies – all young men – have been found dead in the hold of a boat crossing the Mediterranean.

# lampedusa - Sunday 8 May, 2011

Over 400 migrants fleeing Libyan unrest rescued off Italian coast
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Over 400 migrants fleeing Libyan unrest rescued off Italian coast

May 8th 2011, 2:02 PM 433 Views 1 Comment

Panicked migrants began falling and jumping into the sea after their boat was pushed against rocks off a small Italian island.

# lampedusa - Friday 6 May, 2011

Call for Italian government to improve conditions for Libyan refugees
# Lampedusa
# Lampedusa

Call for Italian government to improve conditions for Libyan refugees

May 6th 2011, 3:21 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of migrants have arrived on the small island of Lampedusa, where they face conditions that one agency describes as “wholly inadequate”.

# lampedusa - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Boat carrying migrants sinks near Italian island of Lampedusa
# Accident
# Accident

Boat carrying migrants sinks near Italian island of Lampedusa

Apr 6th 2011, 12:15 PM 501 Views 0 Comments

200 people were on board the ship – the Italian Coast Guard says it has rescued 48 people but many are feared dead.